Local Japan Related Events

Violist Nobuko Imai performs at Chamber Music Society of Minnesota

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015 – 4pm Location: Sundin Music Hall 1531 Hewitt Ave St Paul, 55104   Click here to purchase...

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Japanese Language Proficiency Test (12/6)

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

Overview The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is an internationally accredited language examination that is offered in five different levels, designed to measure a person’s Japanese-language skills. Eligibility Anyone may register for the JLPT; however, in principle, applicants should be non-native speakers of Japanese. Test Date: Sunday, December 6, 2015 Test Sites: The JLPT will be held in 15 cities across the Unites States. For more information about test sites, please visit www.aatj.org/jlpt-us. Registration Period: August 24 — September 25, 2015. Online registration will open at 9:00 AM on August 24, and close at 9:00 PM on September 25, 2015...

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Invitation to Meet the Companies of the Saitama Prefecture

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

On September 2nd and 3rd, a number of companies with specific expertise in the Medical  Device industry will be showcasing their technologies at a two day meeting at University  Enterprise Laboratories in St. Paul.  In addition, there will be a seminar for all those interested in doing Life Science business in Japan, and/or the US, followed by a mix and mingle cocktail  party. Location: *University Enterprise Laboratories* Ewald Conference Room 1000 Westgate Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota 55114 *Schedule: * *September 2nd (Starting at 9:30 am)* – Introduction by Takamasa Osako – Saitama Industrial Corporation – “Doing Business with...

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Inaugural international-focused event: Extending Credit in Asia

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in General, Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

Inaugural international-focused event: Extending Credit in Asia – Forius Description: Networking will begin at 11:00AM with the presentation from 11:30AM – 1:00PM allowing time for questions and networking after the presentation. This will be a 90 minute interactive presentation that will provide information on credit risk management and debt collection in East Asia. Bottom line, doing business in Asia is complicated because of unfamiliar business customs and language barriers. Though it’s complicated, East Asia is an increasingly profitable and attractive market that needs to be understood by the credit department to...

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Nihonjin-Kai Yard Sale on June 27th

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

Nihonjin-Kai Yard Sale on June 27th

The annual Minnesota Nihonjin-Kai Yard Sale will take place on Saturday, June 27th, 2015. The sale will be open to the public from 8:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. Stop by the yard sale to take a look at all of the great deals to be found! The sale will take place in front of the Minnesota Japanese Library in Bloomington (4231 Bloomington Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55407). There will be clothes, kitchen wares, second hand electronics, and (of course) Japanese treasures! All you have to do is to bring your wallet. There will also be handmade Japanese greeting cards that the Nihonjin-Kai volunteers have been making all year. Please pick up a pretty one for your loved ones, or your own...

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Cherry Tree Celebration and Kite Flying on June 6th – St. Paul Nagasaki Sister City Committee Event

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

This year marks is the 60th Anniversary of the  St.Paul-Nagasaki Sister City Committee (SPNSCC), a great friend of JASM! Through their organization, events to help celebrate the partnership between St. Paul and Nagasaki are scheduled throughout the year. On June 6th (starting at 9:00a.m.), there will be a Cherry Tree Celebration and Kite Flying event at Como Park!   Read more about the event here (or visit the  SPNSCC website here: http://www.stpaulnagasaki.org/cherry-tree-celebration-and-kite-flying/) June 6 marks the third anniversary of the Gift of Cherry Trees to Saint Paul by the Japanese government in 2012. We will celebrate by planting two more sakura and...

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